5-Formyl-4-hydroxy-5'-methyl-BAPTA, tetramethyl ester

Product ID: M4000

Unit SizePriceQuantity 
100 mg

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Precursor molecule for calcium ion indicators.

High affinity calcium chelator.

Technical Data
SKU M4000
CAS Number 124903-67-9
Unit Size 100 mg
Molecular Formula C28H34N2O12
Molecular Weight 590.58
Soluble In DMSO, DMF, Acetone, Acetonitrile and Chloroform
Storage Conditions 2-8C, Desiccated, Protected from Light

References and Citations


  • Wie MB, Koh JY, Won MH, Lee JC, Shin TK, Moon CJ, Ha HJ, Park SM, Kim HC. (2001) "BAPTA/AM, an intracellular calcium chelator, induces delayed necrosis by lipoxygenase-mediated free radicals in mouse cortical cultures." Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 25(8):1641-59.
  • Tsien RY. (1980) "New calcium indicators and buffers with high selectivity against magnesium and protons: design, synthesis, and properties of prototype structures." Biochemistry. 19(11):2396-404.
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